Current commissions: Bráð, musical theater
piece, for ensemble, vocalists and tape.
Due to be premiered at Central Saint Martins design school, London, May 29th
2013. Evariste, chamber opera. Libretto by Lori Ann Stephens,
ENO-Mini-Operas finalist of 2012. Due to be premiered at the Courtauld Gallery,
London late 2013/early 2014.
15.03.13 Bráð: A Glacier´s Requiem for ensemble. Premiered
at BBC´s Maida Vale studios, London by members from the BBC Symphony Orchestra
and postgrad students of the Guildhall school. A solo viola arrangement was
commissioned by violist Stephen Upshaw for his “Spring Song Cycle” and
premiered at the Parasol-Unit gallery, London, March 26th, 2013.
07.12.12 Your breath in my ear dance piece. Prepared
guitar, harp and cello. Premiered at
The Place, dance theater, London. Choreographer: Esther Siddique.
Sönglagahefti (Shadowflowers: Song book). 5 revised songs from the 2007 chamber opera. Published with a grant
from STEF, The
Performing Rights Society of Iceland.
August, 2012 The Distance Between Us for
flute, Bb/bass clarinet, violin, cello, marimba and vibraphone. Premiered at
Dartington International Summer School by the Composer´s Ensemble (http://www.loganartsmanagement.com/ensembles/the-composers-ensemble).
05.07.12 Penelopeia for flute, Bb/bass
clarinet, violin, cello and bowed/prepared piano. Premiered at Guildhall school
by Chroma Ensemble (www.chromaensemble.co.uk).
01.06.12 Pan-dora: The uncooperative machine. For solo bassoon and
interactive electronics. Premiered at Guildhall school by Ruth Hardwick. A review
was published in “Double Reed News”, autumn issue 2012 no.100, p.23.
25.05.12 Ground: A dialogue study for Soprano, tenor and
2 trombones. Premiered at Wigmore Hall, London. Later revised and arranged for
Soprano, tenor and 2 clarinets for a second Wigmore Hall performance in October
29.03.12 Combined Presence music for dance. Recorders,
violin and electronics. Premiered at The Place, dance theater, London. Choreographer:
24.02.12 Become, a duet for viola and piano. Premiered by Jonathan Larson
and Jason Anderson at Guildhall school, London. Second performance at the
Forge, Camden, London November 20th, 2012. An event organised by NewDots
28.01.12 Become, a quintet (a.k.a. Hálfgerðir
Hringir) for flute, clarinet, piano, violin and cello.
Premiered at MyrkirMúsíkdagar (MurkMusicdays festival) in Harpa, concert hall,
Iceland, by Elektra Ensemble (www.elektraensemble.com).
30.11.11 Burned Alive for 2 pianos. Based on the eponymous book by
30.09.11 One Week for solo piano, premiered by Mishka Momen at
21.03.10 Formið Flýgur (Goodbye form) electro-acoustic dance piece performed by the Iceland
Dance Company (www.id.is/english).
28.04.09 Sálir Bera Engin Nöfn (Souls don´t
have names) 47 min. long music film. Premiered
at Salurinn, Kópavogur, Iceland.
28.04.09 Ég hverf brátt til skýja (Soon I´ll
disappear into the sky) for 2 choirs. Premiered at
Salurinn, Kópavogur, Iceland.
24.10.07 Skuggablóm: óperuþykkni (Shadowflowers:
One act chamber opera for string quartet and piano performed by The
Reykjavik Academy of Singing and Vocal Arts (www.songskolinn.is)
and string players from Hafnarfjörður music school at Salurinn, Kópavogur, Iceland in October 2007 with
a grant from Kópavogur-town, Iceland.
May, 2007 Síðueldar for mixed
choir. The text is based on mythical events in the Skaftáreldar-eruption in
Iceland, 1783, which was the single greatest (recorded) lava flow on the planet
for the last millennium.
Spring, 2006 Íslenski fjölskyldusirkusinn (The Icelandic Family Circus) Music for a theater production. Ensamble: Flute, Bb
clarinet, soprano and alto saxophone, tuba, girls choir, drum kit, violin, cello
and electronics. Awarded for best music of the year in an amateur show. Award
given by critics at the oldest newspaper in Iceland, Morgunblaðið (“The morning